Was New 9/11 Debris Hidden on Purpose?
Officials mull possibility landing gear was placed using rope
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Apr 27, 2013 6:00 AM CDT
Updated Apr 27, 2013 9:35 AM CDT
This Friday, April 26, 2013, photo shows a piece of landing gear that authorities believe belongs to one of the airliners that crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.   (AP Photo/New York City Police Department)

(Newser) – After surveyors discovered what appears to be plane landing gear from the 9/11 attacks, authorities are wondering how it got sandwiched between two buildings—one of them housing a much-debated Islamic community center. "The odds of it entering that space at exactly that angle that would permit it to squeeze in there ... it had to come in at almost precisely the right angle," says a police spokesman, per the New York Times. Investigators are considering the possibility that it was deliberately stuck in the spot, CNN reports.

"We are also looking into a possibility it was lowered by a rope," said NYPD commissioner Raymond Kelly, who noted that some rope seemed to be wrapped up in the landing gear. Still, "if you see how confined this space is, and you realize the chaos that existed on this street, I think (the situation is) understandable," Kelly said. The wall doesn't bear any marks suggesting the piece was lowered, he noted. Authorities will also investigate whether there are any human remains in the area, he said.

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LollieDotCom
Apr 28, 2013 8:02 AM CDT
If the 911 bombings were a conspiracy they weren't a government conspiracy. GWB was in charge. They couldn't do anything right. The mucked up everything they touched. So you're going to have to go a long long ways to convince me they pulled off the perfect demos of those buildings and no one has ever garnered their 15 minutes of fame by spilling the beans. Sorry Charlies, you're just not good enough to be fishy. If you want to convince me of something start with "someone outside the government wanted those buildings to fall and they made it happen." Either they were part of the terrorist group that took part in flying the planes or there was no conspiracy at all, cause really, that would be the biggest coincidence of timing in world history that at the same time one group of people is demolishing those buildings from the bottom, another group attacked it from the top.
NoFun
Apr 27, 2013 10:52 PM CDT
Why?
youhavebeentricked
Apr 27, 2013 4:50 PM CDT
There was a soft coup on 911. I'm going to say it .....are you ready..... ? The star chamber had a power strugle and this was a threat by one with in the chamber to reveal the group to the world. It worked, and all is quiet in the chamber now. We are sheep.